A man has been arrested after gardai seized a pistol in Co Dublin.
Members of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau (GNDOCB) and emergency response unit investigating organised crime stopped a vehicle in Shankill, south Dublin, on Saturday.
A man in his 40s was arrested after gardai discovered a Mach-type machine pistol.
The man is currently detained at a garda station on the south side of Dublin.
Detective Chief Superintendent Angela Willis, head of the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, said on Sunday: “The seizure of firearms and the arrest of those who are prepared to use them continues to be a priority for the Garda National Drugs and Organised Crime Bureau, who remain totally committed to detecting and disrupting those involved and bringing them before the courts.”